Fool Proof Pie Crust

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4 c flour
1 3/4 c shortening
1 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 egg
1/2 c water

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Sue Smith Recipe
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Ontario, OH (pop. 6,225)
Member Since Sep 2011
Sue's notes for this recipe:
My favorite pie crust! Makes 2 (9 inch) and 1 shell. If you're nervous about making your own pie crust - this is the perfect recipe for you! Comes out great every time!
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Mix first four ingredients.
In separate dish, beat remaining ingredients.
Combine the mixtures, stirring with a fork.
Chill 15 minutes before rolling out. Dough can be left in the refrigerator up to 3 days or it can be frozen until ready to use.

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user Sue Smith Suesmithbaker - Dec 12, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Aretha McLamore McLamore - Apr 17, 2012
Sue Im putting my trust in you I usually use Pillsbury frozen but my dad informed me frozen is not allowed in this southern background family
user Elaine Jones floridafoodie - Apr 17, 2012
Glad I saw this today. Hhave to bake a blueberry pie and didn't want to go to the store for the Pillsbury crusts.
user Sue Smith Suesmithbaker - Apr 17, 2012
Just saw your note Aretha. Did you make it yet? I promise, you will not be disappointed! :)
user Sue Smith Suesmithbaker - Apr 17, 2012
Elaine, let me know how it turns out. You will like it much better than Pillsbury crusts! :)

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